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The Metropolitan was made in England by Austin-Fisher Ludlow to Nash specifications. America's first sub-compact car.
It was Modeled after the 1950 Nash Rambler. Possibly the cutest car of all time.

I have some Met Light sets for sale on my Toys For Sale Page

From 1954 sales Brochure






1954 Met at the Race track

Raleigh Speedway North Carolina.
Endurance tests 1467 miles in 24 hours @ 61 miles an hour. Met averaged 41 miles per gallon @ 35 miles per hour in another 24 hour test. (These are video clips)





Hot wheels Met Dragster

I have some For Sale on my AMC Goodies For Sale Page






Warning! Danger! A giant Robot is after my Met...
(fun on my kitchen floor)


1960 Met Hardtop and Convertible


1959 Postcard


These are from a 1954 sales brochure fold out. This body style (hood scoop and solid color sides) was used 1954 and 1955. The step down 2 tone body was used from 1956 through 1962.



PeeWee's 1958 Met in front of The Cleaver's house. From 1985 Life Magazine


1960 Met


Austin A-40 motor 42 HP (52 HP after 1956)


I like this Post card because it says, "see it at your Hudson dealer". Some Metropolitan's had the Hudson badge in the grill (little else was differant from Nash/Rambler ones.), and were sold at Hudson dealers.


Met Party Lights.
I have some Met Light sets for sale on my Toys For Sale Page


Austin right hand drive version. These were used in the US for Police parking ticket cars.


1998 3Com US Robotics modem ad. Mets, Gremlins and Pacers seem to show up in alot of ads lately.


1961 Met ad.


From 1954 brochure


Met Cookie Jar



Columbus, Georgia news fleet of Mets.


Popular Mechanics Cover


Met sketch by Bill Flajole , the Mets designer.


Greeting Card


Popular Science Cover


Great Franklin Mint 1956 Met police car-actual size


Met in dealership window about 1960
Note the be as cool as a cucumber, in an air conditioned Rambler


Cincinnati Phone Co. Mets (coutresy AMCRC Rambler Reader)


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